Category: News

Music News
Culture of the Week 11.4.19
Monday, November 4, 2019
“You Ain’t The Problem” by Michael Kiwanuka This song is featured from Michael Kiwanuka’s new album titled KIWANUKA. ... [Read More]
Music News
Culture of the Week 10.14.19
Friday, October 11, 2019
There has been so much great music released in the last couple weeks. All-around amazing artist, Sturgill Simpson’s... [Read More]
2018-19 Season Broadway Comedy News Theatre
Q&A with “Something Rotten!” music and lyricist Wayne Kirkpatrick
Tuesday, September 4, 2018
Q – You and Karey [Kirkpatrick, Wayne’s brother] had this initial idea 20 years ago. Can you remember how it surfaced? A... [Read More]
2018-19 Season Education and Engagement News
Leading the way in performing arts research
Monday, August 20, 2018
What happens when you attend a Purdue Convocations performance? Does it refresh your memory of a novel you read, a favorite... [Read More]
2018-19 Season Friends of Convocations News
Welcome to the 2018-19 Convocations Season!
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
2016-17 Season News
Todd Wetzel named Assistant Vice Provost for Student Life
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
West Lafayette, IN – Dr. Beth McCuskey, Vice Provost for Student Life has announced that, after a successfully completed... [Read More]
2016-17 Season News
Celebrating Convos alumni in the 59th Annual Grammy Awards
Friday, December 9, 2016
This year has been a great display of talent in the music world, and here at Convos we want to celebrate the success of... [Read More]
News
David Bowie’s Blackstar inspires Instagram movie
Thursday, February 25, 2016
UNBOUND: A ★ InstaMiniSeries is a 4 minute movie inspired by David Bowie's latest album, Blackstar. Premiering today on... [Read More]
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Convos alumni had a big year at the 2016 GRAMMYs
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Purdue Convocations has hosted a diverse array of styles and musicians since 1902. The 2016 GRAMMYs have rewarded past performers... [Read More]
2015-16 Season News
David Bowie, Philip Glass, and modern music influence
Monday, January 11, 2016
Music is a shared human experience and every artist has their muses. The great modern composer Philip Glass (performing... [Read More]